Loan programs

Taking on Lenders and Colleges

New York attorney general plans suit against Education Finance Partners, citing "kickbacks" he says were paid to universities.

The First Dominoes Fall

Several colleges reach student loan accords with N.Y.'s attorney general, repaying $3.2 million, as others face legal threat.

Cuomo's Smoking Gun

On Wednesday, the other shoe dropped in a growing investigation of colleges' ties to the lenders they recommend to their students -- and many experts on the loan programs were stunned by the developments.

Scrutiny and Self-Scrutiny on Loans

Fallout grows in scandal over college ties to lenders, with new accusations and expanded debates over ethics and priorities.

Loan Scandal Escalates

Top executives of lender placed on leave; investigations at Johns Hopkins, Widener and Capella; worries about fallout for students.

The Students Weigh In

Loan scandals are just barely on many students' radar screens -- but say the word "loan," and they care (at least a little bit).

Cuomo Bags a Big One

As Congress's student loan inquiry expands, Sallie Mae settles with New York attorney general, but is "pleased" with outcome.

Shaking Up Loan Industry

Education Dept. promises more scrutiny; documents released on federal official; Chicago State president's ties questioned ... and possible sale of Sallie Mae.

Troubles Mount for Student Loan Industry

As charges escalate, the ultimate hammer -- cuts to U.S. subsidies -- appear in the offing. Sallie Mae reportedly will be sold for $25B.

Selling Sallie Mae

Deal would put student loan giant into private hands, raising questions in Congress as lender scandal expands.

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